William S. Burroughs and James Grauerholz 1975
Allen De Loach
* 1939 in Jacksonville, FL † 2002 in Buffalo, NY
Gelatine silver print Size of sheet: 20.1 x 25.2
Inscription in pen pasted recto with details of the photograph.
This photo was taken at Allen De Loach’s residence in Buffalo, NY after a performance of Naked Lunch in the spring of 1975. James Grauerholz (b. 1953 Coffeyville, KS) is Burrough’s literary executor and biographer, and served as the late author’s personal assistant and publicist during his lifetime. After serving in the Marine Corps, De Loach travelled to New York City, where he was part of group and movement surroung Allen Ginsburg. De Loach was a poet, publisher and photographer, publishing numerous books at the time and editing the Beat anthology The East Side Scene (1968).
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